Okanagan-based True Leaf Medicine International have netted a big fish for its board of directors.
Sylvain Toutant has been appointed as an independent member.
Toutant most recently served as the CEO and President of DAVIDsTEA, Canada’s largest specialty tea boutique and brings to the table more than 17 years of experience as an executive in the beverage and consumer packaged goods industries,
"His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow True Leaf into a global brand," said Darcy Bomford, founder and CEO of True Leaf. "Our pet supplements are in more than 1,800 stores worldwide, and with Mr. Toutant’s guidance, we look forward to expanding into new countries and more stores."
True Leaf has a unique growth opportunity to be a leader in the pet wellness industry while also operating in the cannabis space," said Toutant. "I have the passion and drive to help take True Leaf to the next level."
Toutant joins Chair Mike Harcourt and Director of Corporate Communications, Kevin Bottomley, on the company’s Board of Directors.